PITTSFIELD — School Administrative District 53, Burnham, Pittsfield and Detroit, kindergarten registration for the 2012-13 school year will begin Tuesday, Feb. 7. Children must be five years old on or before Oct. 15, 2012, in order to start school in the fall. For screening information, call Manson Park School at 487-2281 by Friday, March 30. Screening will be Friday, April 27, at Manson Park School.

Appointments will be made after the completed paperwork has been returned.

The screening process will involve activities such as general readiness, vision, hearing, motor coordination and speech/language development. To register, a vital record of live birth and proof of immunizations is required.

The Manson Park preschool program is also accepting applications. Children born between Oct. 15, 2007 and Oct. 15, 2008, are eligible for the free program open to all families of the district. Screening will be Wednesday, June 6, at Manson Park School.

For more information, call the superintendent’s office at 487-5107 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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